A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

CRN editorial board and providers select Proofpoint’s innovative solution in web/email security category SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Proofpoint Email Protection a winner in the 2019 Product of the Year Awards in the web…

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced its scheduled participation at the following upcoming conferences: Jason Starr, vice president of Investor Relations, will present at the Needham Security, Networking and Communications Conference at 3 p.m. ET (12 Noon PT) on November 12, 2019, in New…

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, today announced that Gary Steele, chief executive officer, and Paul Auvil, chief financial officer, will present at the Citi Global Technology Conference at 10:15 a.m. ET (7:15 a.m. PT) on September 5, 2019, in New York, NY. A live webcast of…

Leading cybersecurity company protects organizations’ most attacked people from phishing attempts, malware, and data loss risk, while boosting online training effectiveness SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced two people-centric innovations that enhance how organizations protect their most attacked people from malicious URLs, while…

Leading cybersecurity company cautions organizations to protect their domains and safeguard their brand, customers, and employees SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today released its 2019 Domain Fraud Report, which uncovers the latest trends shaping the domain landscape and the tactics and activity of threat actors. The…

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cloudmark, Inc., a leader in messaging security and threat intelligence for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and mobile carriers worldwide.  The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017 and…

 Proofpoint Inc. Appoints Michael Johnson to its Board of Directors

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, today announced its Board of Directors has appointed Michael Johnson as a new independent director, effective July 18, 2017. Mr. Johnson currently serves as senior vice president and chief information security officer of Capital One Financial Corporation. Prior to this role, he served as the chief…

 Proofpoint Wins Best Fraud Prevention with Email Fraud Defense and Best SME Solution for Proofpoint Essentials at SC Awards Europe 2017

LONDON, June 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today announced the 2017 SC Media Awards Europe recently recognised two of its solutions for Best Fraud Prevention and Best SME solution. The announcement was made Tuesday, 6th June at the awards presentation held at Old Billingsgate, London . Proofpoint’s…

 Proofpoint to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today announced it will issue a press release reporting financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 after the close of the market on April 20, 2017. Proofpoint will host a conference call and live…

 Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks Increase 45 Percent, 2/3 Use Spoofed Email Domains to Trick Victims

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today released new research into business email compromise (BEC) attacks which indicates an acceleration in their sophistication and velocity. Overall BEC attacks increased by 45 percent in the last three months of 2016 compared to prior months…